Trailing 7-6 at the half, the Kenton Ridge High School football team scored 28 unanswered points to beat Carlisle 34-7 in its home opener on Friday night at Richard L. Phillips Field.
Cougars senior quarterback Dylan Lemen rushed for 119 yards and three TDs and threw for 179 yards and two TDs as KR improved to 1-1 overall. He scored on touchdown runs of 31, 36 and 10 yards.
Senior wideout Calvin Dibert caught all six of Lemen’s passes for 179 yards, including touchdowns of 34 and 27 yards.
The Cougars host Benjamin Logan (1-1) on Friday night.
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Mechanicsburg 49, Urbana 12: The Indians scored 42 points in the second and third quarter to beat their Champaign County rivals.
Chayse Propst rumbled for a career-high 168 yards with two touchdowns and Aaron Conley threw for a career-high 198 yards with two TD passes and one TD run to lead the way for ‘Burg. Kix Thiel also caught a TD pass and ran back an interception for a score.
Aaron Norris paced Urbana, running for a 53-yard TD and an 87-yard TD on his only two carries.
Graham 41, Southeastern 31: The Falcons jumped out to a 20-0 first quarter lead and held on for the victory in South Charleston.
Graham quarterback Brady King had six TDs — five through the air and another on the ground — as the Falcons improved to 1-1 overall.
The Trojans fell to 0-2. They host West Liberty-Salem next week.
West Liberty-Salem 54, Benjamin Logan 0: The Tigers led 51-0 at the half, improving to 2-0 on the season.
Trevor Woodruff threw two TD passes and rushed for another score for WL-S. Trent Berry had two rushing scores, while Isaiah McGill added another rushing TD. Holden Nease had a rushing TD and a receiving TD. Ethan Larson also caught a TD pass and Ethan Cole hit two FGs for the Tigers.
Greeneview 21, Waynesville 20 OT: Craig Schiff’s 15-yard TD run and Hunter Anderson’s extra point in overtime were the difference at the Rams beat their former Kenton Trace Conference rival.
The game was tied at 14 at the end of regulation. The Spartans struck first in OT, taking a 20-14 lead, but missed the extra point.
Clay Payton had two rushing TDs for Greeneview (1-1). The Rams host West Jefferson (2-0) in Week 3.
Greenon 65, Bradford 6: The Knights improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2009. Greenon travels to Northeastern next week.
Arcanum 43, Catholic Central 6: CamRon Roe scored the lone TD for the Irish (0-2). They’ll host Mechanicsburg next Friday at Hallinean Field.
East Clinton 37, Cedarville 7: The Indians fell to their former KTC rivals, dropping to 0-2. Cedarville travels to Fairbanks (1-1) next week.